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Let’s Talk: Automation – To be or not to be for your business?

Automation, what is it good for? Is automation a good idea for all businesses? What limitations are there? Let's talk..

Digital customer experience: How Australian SMBs can up their game in 2021

For many SMBs today, finding new, digital ways to engage with customers is not merely a matter of building a thriving business, it’s about surviving...

Why a ‘people plan’ is just as important as a business plan

Your business needs a people strategy, one that covers the embedding of culture and the projection of your team members’ career pathways...

5 ways your business could benefit from open source technology

Here are five reasons why open source technologies are beneficial for businesses looking to stay competitive in digital transformation...

The changes in insolvency & restructuring rules that could catch out Australian businesses

“COVID Safe Harbour” insolvency rules have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process...

6 most commonly overlooked cost savings in business

From paying more than necessary to cutting budgets on activities that bring home the bacon, here are some of the most commonly overlooked savings in business to look out for in 2021.

$143 million business support package announced by Victorian Government following 5-day lockdown

Victorian business affected by the most recent lockdown may be eligible for support thanks to a Circuit Breaker Support Package introduced by the State Government.

Victoria claims title of Australia’s job capital as employment numbers surge

Victoria has claimed a post-lockdown victory with promising employment numbers that place the state ahead of the rest of Australia.

iOS 14 and increased privacy: What it means for your small business

The upcoming changes are a win for improving the privacy of social media users, but it will substantially change the world of marketing. It’s time to invest in other touchpoints...

Three ways to ensure your employees work safely from home

When a pandemic effects a revolution, by making remote work common, employers must re-think their approach. They have to answer this question: How do you ensure a safe place of work when that place is an employee’s home? Here are three practical suggestions.

Labor calls on federal government to ‘urgently’ develop national ransomware strategy as cyber attacks increase

Shadow Assistant Minister for Cybersecurity Tim Watts and Shadow Home Affairs Minister Kristina Keneally are calling on the federal government to develop a national ransomware strategy that will make Australian targets less appealing to cyber criminals.

The pandemic pivot: 5 ways coronavirus shifted HR priorities

With the ups and down during the pandemic, one thing remained clear for businesses: exceptional HR is not an optional extra – it’s a necessity.

Facebook Australia bans users and publishers from posting and sharing news

Facebook has made a major move in the back and forth with the Australian Government on the proposed Media Bargaining Law. It’s also a potentially dire step by the social media giant for the many Australian publishers that use the platform.

Victoria to end 5-day lockdown; businesses breathe sigh of relief

Some good news for Victorians as the State Government announces the ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown will officially be over from 11:59pm tonight, 17th February 2021.

Let’s Talk: The office vs. working from home?

Working from home is now a viable option for many businesses. So, this far into the pandemic, what do we think? Work office vs. Home? Let's talk...

Six reasons for more Aussie women to join the tech industry

If you’re a woman and thinking about a career in tech, here are six things you need to consider.

First COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Australia ahead of national rollout

More than 142,000 Pfizer vaccines have arrived in Sydney with the rollout set to begin on Monday, 22 February in Australia.

ATO reports biggest penalty handed down in Research & Development Tax history

$22.68 million in penalties have been handed down by the Federal Court, the largest amount in Research and Development Tax (R&DT) history.

Seven signs big Google news deal; ABC, Nine, Guardian reportedly circling

Seven West Media is Australia’s first large news outlet to sign a deal with Google in order to have the tech giant pay for its news content.